Ooni of Ife and the daughter he had as a teenager (Photos)

Oni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan has share photos of a daughter he had when he was nineteen years old. In a Facebook post; Oni while narrating his experience as a young father, said it was not an easy journey at all; “Parenting can be a big dream with unique challenges. It’s never a game of squid. I have had my share of its beauty … Continue reading Ooni of Ife and the daughter he had as a teenager (Photos)

Buhari commiserates with US President Biden and the American people on the passing of Colin Powell

On behalf of all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari offers deepest condolences to President Joe Biden, the government, and the people of the United States, on the passing of the former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell. The President believes that as the first African American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military position in the U.S. Department of Defense as well as … Continue reading Buhari commiserates with US President Biden and the American people on the passing of Colin Powell

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook says it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining … Continue reading Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Ozigbo calls for release of Nnamdi Kanu

Valentine Ozigbo, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming November 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, has called for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Ozigbo made the call when he spoke at the 2021 Anambra Gubernatorial Debate hosted on Anambra Broadcasting Television, ABS, Awka Sunday night. Asked about his position on … Continue reading Ozigbo calls for release of Nnamdi Kanu

Nigeria’s loan approvals grew to $1.89 billion in 8 months – Afreximbank

The total loan approvals for Nigeria from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has now risen to N1.89 billion in 8 months, the Executive Vice President, Corporate Governance and Legal Services at Afreximbank, Dr George Elombi, disclosed during the intra-African Trade Fair 2021 official Nigeria high-level roadshow which held in Lagos on Monday. Speaking on the theme “Promoting Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment under the African Continental … Continue reading Nigeria’s loan approvals grew to $1.89 billion in 8 months – Afreximbank

Eid-ul-Maulud: Buhari reassures Nigerians of gains in combating insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Muslim community and Nigerians of all faiths on the occasion of Eid-ul-Maulud (Maulud-Un-Nabiyy), the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. In a message to mark the occasion, President Buhari expressed delight ‘to send greetings of peace, unity and goodwill to the Muslim Ummah, fellow citizens and Muslims all over the world as they observe and celebrate Eid-ul- Maulud.’ According … Continue reading Eid-ul-Maulud: Buhari reassures Nigerians of gains in combating insecurity

PIA: PPPRA, PEF, DPR dead – Sylva

…Inaugurates new CEOs – Staff rationalisation underway Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva, has said the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), and the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) are now technically dead in line with the dictates of the recently-signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) that created new agencies to absorb them. The minister made the disclosure on … Continue reading PIA: PPPRA, PEF, DPR dead – Sylva

Again, Fred Ajudua’s Lawyer Seeks Adjournment of Alleged $8.4m Fraud Trial

The trial of Fred Ajudua who is being prosecuted by the EFCC for allegedly obtaining money to the tune of $8.4m could not go on today, Monday, October 18, 2021, as his lawyer, Olalekan Ojo, SAN, sought an adjournment before Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ajah, Lagos. Ajudua allegedly defrauded a former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya Bamaiyi, of … Continue reading Again, Fred Ajudua’s Lawyer Seeks Adjournment of Alleged $8.4m Fraud Trial

Entries open for N.5m Ray Ekpu Prize for Investigative Journalism

The Committee for the Ray Ekpu Award for Investigative Journalism has announced between October 19 and 31, 2021 as the period for submission of entries for the maiden edition of the award, which attracts a N500,000 prize annually. This was revealed by the Chairman and Secretary of the Committee, Nsikak Essien and Emem Nkereuwem respectively. The statement by Essien and Nkereuwem indicated that this year’s … Continue reading Entries open for N.5m Ray Ekpu Prize for Investigative Journalism

FG committed to reducing the cost of shipping in the country – NSC Boss Jime

Mr Emmanuel Jime, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment through the council to reduce the cost of shipping in the country. Jime told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the most important component in doing business, particularly trade “is the cost factor’’. “The Shippers’ Council is in some cases involved in advocacy and at the present time, we … Continue reading FG committed to reducing the cost of shipping in the country – NSC Boss Jime